|IWRM W4150||Water Economics and Governance|
|Credit Points||5 ECTS|
|Module Coordination||Prof. Sabine Schlüter|
|Lecturers||Prof. Sabine Schlüter, Dr. Sudeh Dehnavi|
|Workload (h)||45 Attendance||105 Self-Study|
|Intended Learning Outcome|| The student can evaluate setups for water pricing and water governance by
which enables the student to critically review international, national, regional and local water policies.
|Content||Introduction to Water Economics
Water Markets Economics of Water Supply
Water Pricing in Agriculture
Optimization of Water Allocation – Introduction to the Linear Programming Approach
Urban Water Pricing and Regulation
Basics of Water Policy and Legislations
Water Institutions and Administration
Selected Issues on Water Sector Reform: (Decentralization, Performance etc.)
Transboundary Water Management and International Water Law
|Teaching Method||Lectures, Educational Movies and Third Party E-Learning Materials, In-Class Exercises, Self-Study, Students’ Presentation|
|Assesment Method||Written Exam (100%)|
Budds, J., McGranahan G 2003, Are the debates on water privatization missing the point? Experiences from Africa, Asia and Latin America, Environment and Urbanization Vol. 15, No 2, October, pages 87–113.FAO, 2001, Reform and Decentralization of Agricultural Services: A Policy Framework, Agricultural Policy and Economic Development Series 7, FAO Rome.
Global Water Partnership Technical Advisory 2004, Catalyzing Change: Handbook for developing IWRM and water efficiency strategies, GWP Stockholm
Patton, C., Sawicki, D. 1986, Basic methods of policy analysis and planning. NJ: Prentice-Hal
Rogers P., Hall A. 2003, Effective Water Governance, TAC background paper No.7, GWP Stockholm
The United Nations (UN) 2003, Better governance for development in the Middle East and North Africa: Enhancing inclusiveness and accountability World Bank, Washington, D.C
The World Bank (UN) 2006, Approaches to Private Participation in Water Services; A Toolkit; The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
UNDP (2006) Beyond Scarcity: Power, Poverty and the Global Water Crisis. UNDP, New York
USAID 2010, Promoting Stakeholder Participation in Water Services Delivery in Chlina, USAID.
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